University of Minnesota, Twin Cities campus
RELS 3373 - Religion and Society in Imperial China
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 01477
Typically offered: Periodic Fall & Spring
Introduction to Buddhism, Daoism, Confucianism, and popular religion; their relation to society. Role of gender. Conceptualizing relations with the divine. Ritual and its goals. Position of monks/Daoist priests. Readings.